This highly interactive session will focus on the following learning objectives:
- Five ways leaders build and/or destroy in their teams
- Why emotional connection has become the lynchpin of trust on teams and how to build it
- Five skills technical professionals must develop to thrive in today’s business environment
- How the Team Trust Index™ assesses trust on four essential team dimensions: Collaboration, Competence, and Commitment.
Speaker: Rick Walker
Presentation Title: Embracing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Rick Walker is an experienced Human Resources Manager supporting all aspects of Burns & McDonnell's corporate and regional office human resources needs. He has worked at Burns & McDonnell for over 15 years and has over 17 years in the HR industry. His specialties are human resources experience ranging from consulting in employee relations, DEI, talent development, recruitment, benefits, and human resources training. My career experiences have comprehensively dealt with all types of human resources consulting activities within Missouri, Illinois, Georgia, New Jersey, Florida, and Minnesota. Today, Rick serves on three boards: SHRM-KC, the LGBT Chamber of Commerce, and the AIDS Service Foundation of Kansas City.
Rick will focus on being authentic in the workplace and the importance of "being you."
Grow Your Skills
It is particularly important for Project Managers to maintain and improve their project management knowledge and skills to stay competitive in the market. PMP certification is a critical component. As, during the resent years, project management discipline took a step toward more flexible and dynamic project management methodologies, in addition to the traditional waterfall approach, several new emerging methodologies became in high demand. Thus, training and credentialing in these methodologies became highly sough after among Project Management professionals. It is especially relevant in today's economic climate.
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- Brian Wasko, PMP
5 Years of Membership Anniversary
- Dan Doebbeling
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- Kristen Kaminski, PMP
- Rick Galloway, PMP
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- Tracy Summers
- Darrell Bisges, PMP
Renewing Members This Month
- Amanda Kirkhart, PMP,PMI-ACP
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- Jose Perez, PMP
- Margie Baum, PMP,PMI-ACP
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